Nosferatu (1922)

A symphony of horror.

  • Genre: Horror
  • Release Date: 1922-02-16
  • User Rating: 7.7/10 from 1892 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 35min
  • Language: No Language
  • Production Company: Prana-Film GmbH
  • Production Country: Germany
  • Director: F. W. Murnau
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In this highly influential silent horror film, the mysterious Count Orlok (Max Schreck) summons Thomas Hutter (Gustav von Wangenheim) to his remote Transylvanian castle in the mountains. The eerie Orlok seeks to buy a house near Hutter and his wife, Ellen (Greta Schroeder). After Orlok reveals his vampire nature, Hutter struggles to escape the castle, knowing that Ellen is in grave danger. Meanwhile Orlok's servant, Knock (Alexander Granach), prepares for his master to arrive at his new home.

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  • Max Schreck

    as Count Orlok
  • Gustav von Wangenheim

    as Hutter
  • Greta Schröder

    as Ellen
  • Georg H. Schnell

    as Harding
  • Ruth Landshoff

    as Ruth
  • Gustav Botz

    as Professor Sievers
  • Alexander Granach

    as Knock
  • John Gottowt

    as Professor Bulwer
  • Max Nemetz

    as Captain
  • Wolfgang Heinz

    as 1st Sailor
  • Albert Venohr

    as 2nd Sailor
  • Eric van Viele

    as Sailor (uncredited)
  • Karl Etlinger

    as Sailor / Inspector at the Quay (uncredited)
  • Guido Herzfeld

    as Host (uncredited)
  • Hans Lanser-Rudolf

    as Magistrate (uncredited)
  • Loni Nest

    as Child at Window (uncredited)
  • Josef Sareny

    as Head Coachman (uncredited)
  • Fanny Schreck

    as Hospital Nurse (uncredited)
  • Hardy von Francois

    as Doctor in the Hospital (uncredited)
  • Heinrich Witte

    as Sailor / Warden in the Madhouse (uncredited)
Directing F. W. Murnau Director
Writing Bram Stoker Novel
Writing Henrik Galeen Screenplay
Production Albin Grau Producer
Production Enrico Dieckmann Producer
Art Albin Grau Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Albin Grau Costume Design
Sound Hans Erdmann Original Music Composer
Camera Fritz Arno Wagner Camera Operator
Camera Fritz Arno Wagner Director of Photography
Camera Günther Krampf Director of Photography